Orion, the popular real-time mocap solution which brings virtual characters to life sees major boost to solver quality, plus technology enhancements to ensure believable 3D virtual character animation and immersion during live virtual experiences.
Reggie Watts from The Late Late Show will be doing a once-in-a-lifetime VR experience live in AltspaceVR.
Expect a comedy/music show combined with the unlimited possibilities of VR.
You won’t want to miss this.
We look forward to working with you in 2019
It’s been an explosive year for IKINEMA! We’d like to share some of the groundbreaking projects by talented clients and technology partners, we’re so proud to work with across industry verticals of Games, Virtual YouTubing, Location Based Experiences for VR Theatre, Film, TV Broadcast, Enterprise, Academia and more. We’ve collaborated with like minded teams and individuals who echo our belief of ‘know no limits’ to win awards for SIGGRAPH’s Real-Time Live! show in Vancouver with Kite and Lightning, winning gold in both The Telly Awards and New York Design Awards as well as the Lumiere Award with New Reality Co. for their incredible Tree VR experience. And it was an honour to be a TIGA Games Awards 2018 finalist for Best Engines, Middleware, Tools and Technology category.
Alexandre Pechev | IKINEMA CEO: “2018 demonstrated a growing interest in the demand of interactive virtual characters for Entertainment, Training and beyond. Virtual characters and virtual influencers appear to play an even bigger role in our society and we are so pleased that IKINEMA’s quality and reliable solutions answers the growing demand for exceptional realism.”
THE FIRST REAL TIME LIVE @ SIGGRAPH ASIA
For the first time, Real Time Live (RTL) was included in SIGGRAPH Asia. The event was slightly different from the main North American conference as the event was by invitation and the curated content included some projects that had already been shown in Vancouver.
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If you haven’t heard of “virtual YouTubers” or VTubers, you’re not alone: the recent Japanese trend turns human actors into cartoony virtual characters for YouTube videos. Now Japanese gaming and media company Gree is leveraging VR hardware and IKinema software to recruit people who might become YouTube’s next big personalities.
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Earlier this year real-time animation specialist IKinema announced the launch of its new motion capture solution Orion. Today, Japanese media broadcaster and games publisher Gree Inc. and its subsidiary Gree VR Studio have announced the implementation of Orion to launch a new virtual YouTube hosting channel.
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GREE powers their flagship virtual YouTube channel with IKinema’s quality live animation technology
Today visuals are evolving. The mise en scene in the video is getting beautiful every day, and the graphics of the game are reminiscent of reality. Virtual reality and augmented reality came into being because of human desire. It has fused and blended the boundaries of reality and virtuality and has shown new possibilities in various fields.
ANIMATION TECHNICS IN UNREAL ENGINE: BRINGING YOUR CHARACTERS TO LIFE WITH REALTIME PUPPETEERING
PREMIUM SESSION | 5TH JUNE | ROOM 512 A | 2:30PM – 3:30PM
IKinema partners with Mogura Co., Ltd to begin domestic sales in Japan
Mogura Co., Ltd. will begin domestic sales of Orion, a motion capture system developed by IKinema, UK (IKinema) in the UK. By using HTC Vive and its VR environment, Orion is distinguished from the motion capture system which requires a large-scale system so far, and is a motion capture system which realized overwhelming low cost and high quality at the same time is.
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